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The must-have lifestyle companion to the international bestselling phenomenon The Dukan Diet. Millions have used the Dukan Diet's unique 4-phase plan to achieve--and maintain--dramatic weight loss. Now comes The Dukan Diet Made Easy, a step-by-step guide for staying on track and easily incorporating the plan into your life, every day, in any situation. The Dukan Diet Made Easy includes clear, easy to understand explanations of the diet's four phases, tips, and tricks for adapting the diet to any lifestyle, 60 delicious and easy recipes and weekly meal plans as well as answers to frequently asked questions. The Dukan Diet Made Easy is the indispensable, accessible, go-to resource for every Dukan dieter--whether they've already achieved their goals or are just beginning their weight loss journey.
The Duke Diet & Fitness Center offers one of the most prestigious weight-loss programs in America. Duke's comprehensive approach brings together the best available scientific evidence and is strengthened by more than thirty-five years of experience. The Duke program is also one of the most successful: Participants lose on average three pounds per week, often more, and 80 percent of Duke participants surveyed one year after completing the program had maintained or improved upon their initial weight loss. Now, at last,, program director Howard J. Eisenson, M.D., and behavioral health director Martin Binks, Ph.D., of the Duke? Diet & Fitness Center, bring the Duke approach to everyone-with a plan that will help us all lose the weight, keep it off, and get healthy. The Duke Diet takes a balanced and personalized! approach to weight loss that covers nutrition, fitness,, and behavioral strategies, all to help us overcome obstacles and achieve lasting success. Drs. Eisenson and; Binks distill the methods that have made the Duke Diet & Fitness Center famous, showing us that slimming down is not just about finding new ways to eat and exercise but also involves learning new ways to think about food, fitness, and a healthy lifestyle. The Duke Diet is about losing weight-but it's also about gaining health. The core of this life-changing diet is a four-week step-by-step program that allows you to choose from two delicious eating plans based on two different carbohydrate levels eat foods you love from six food groups, with portions balanced to help you lose excess body fat in a safe and lasting way select from daily menus and dozens of recipes from the Duke kitchens, including tips for modifying your favorite dishes so you can savor the tastes you love, even while you stick to your eating plan make peace with exercise, formulate the right fitness plan for yourself, and get started! find your barriers to lasting weight loss and learn strategies to help you consistently make better choices for a healthier and happier life At last, here's a book that will give you the tools you need to lose the weight and keep it off. The Duke Diet: Dieting done right.
An encyclopedic collection of vegetarian recipes from Italy--learn how to make all of the classic dishes without meat"Even though man can draw all he needs in the way of nourishment from a mere handful of seeds and fruit, he must not give up a proper meal." --Enrico AlliataEnrico Alliata, the Duke of Salaparuta (1879-1946), was a utopian gourmand and winemaker who espoused a vegetarian lifestyle and a raw foods diet at a time when the very notion was unheard of. He worked for decades to systematically re-imagine classic Italian dishes without meat. The result, first published in 1930, is a timeless reference work, with dishes that are surprising, inventive, and often decadent. Early chapters like "Appetizers and Salads" include recipes for inventive vegetarian sandwiches and crostini, as well as refreshing salads (and even a recipe for simple homemade ricotta cheese). "Broths and Purees" includes rich and flavorful vegetable broths, hearty purees, and pasta in broth, like vegetarian 'Agnollotti' in broth filled with parmesan and walnuts. The "First Courses, Pasta Dishes and Timballi" chapter is a comprehensive collection of authentic Italian recipes for gnocchi, risotto, polenta, ravioli, from Risotto 'alla Milanese' with saffron, nutmeg, and parmesan to Sicilian Style Gnocchi, with fried eggplant and tomato sauce. "Luncheon Dishes, Vegetables, Legumes and Side Dishes" features preparations for eggplant and artichokes, and is a great go-to for quick side dishes and lighter vegetarian meals. His main dishes chapters include a variety of casseroles and soufflés, and the Duke even has several preparations for mock meats, such as vegetarian "Foie Gras Mousse" made with ricotta cheese and black truffles. Much more than a recipe book, The Duke's Table is a major re-discovery and a fascinating look into the philosophy of a food revolutionary who was truly before his time.From the Hardcover edition.
¿Qué es lo que quieren las mujeres?Mujeres de verdad escriben sobre sexo de verdad.Cuando se trata de sexo, ¿qué es lo que quieren las mujeres? En esta colección reveladora y valiente, Erica Jong muestra que cada mujer tiene su propia respuesta.Susan Cheever habla de los peligros espantosos del sexo casual en "Sexo con un desconocido", mientras que Gail Collins relata su educación católica en Cincinnati y la monja que apasionadamente le prohibió tener relaciones carnales. En "Todo fuera: Una historia corta", Jennifer Weiner explora cómo, en el amor, el cuerpo puede jugar un papel tan grande como el corazón. En la aguda pieza de Karen Abbott, unos octogenarios poseen una pasión que nada tiene que envidiar a las inolvidables protagonistas de "Las chicas de oro". Molly Jong-Fast reflexiona sobre su educación no convencional y por qué toda una generación de mujeres jóvenes han rechazado el amor libre a favor del cochecito de bebé y el mamá y yo hacemos yoga.El sexo, en definitiva, puede ser tan fugaz, pesado, mundano, e intenso que el resto de la vida. De hecho, Jong afirma en su introducción " La verdad es que el sexo es vida, ni más ni menos.
With an emphasis on safety, this how-to book thoroughly covers all aspects of proper strength training while simultaneously debunking certain myths and misconceptions such as explosive training and sport-specific training. The book shows how to perform nearly 50 exercises with dumbbells in a safe and effective manner. This book includes more than three dozen dumbbell workouts that have been submitted by approximately 24 strength and fitness professionals from across the USA.
The Red Cross was the dream of the Swiss businessman Henri Dunant that grew into the preeminent international humanitarian charity. The story begins in 1859, when almost by chance, Dunant witnessed the butchery and lack of care for injured soldiers during the battle of Solferino. Realizing that, although modern warfare meant more, and worse, wounded, medical treatment for the first time could save significant numbers of them, he began a crusade leading to 137 national societies and 250 million members today. Caroline Moorehead, a popular columnist on human rights for the London Independent, is the first writer to be granted wide access to the Red Cross's closed archives in Geneva. Her resulting book engrossingly recounts the Red Cross's full history and the moral dilemmas it has faced from the two World Wars to the post-Cold War conflicts of Somalia, Chechnya, and Bosnia.
To the Bozo, the clown who sits inside the cage above the dunk tank, everyone is a "mark". Once he has zeroed in on his victim, the Bozo comes up with the perfect wisecrack -- something funny enough to make people stop and listen, and cruel enough to hook the mark. Now the mark is bent on revenge, and he'll buy however many balls he needs to hit the target and see the Bozo plunge into the water. It's a game that fascinates Chad, who lives on the Jersey shore, where the boardwalk turns into an amusement park every summer. He wishes he could shout at the world from the safety of a cage his dad ran out on him and his mom, and now everyone seems convinced that Chad will wind up a loser, too. He's determined to get a job playing the Bozo, something he knows he'd be good at. Suddenly, Chad finds himself thrown into a strange and twisted world, where humor has far more power than he ever imagined. With a crackling plot and smart, funny dialogue, "Dunk" pulls readers along on a journey that exposes a universal truth: We all need to laugh.
Ever since his father's arrest for the murder of Little Red Riding Hood, teen wolf Henry Whelp has kept a low profile in a Home for Wayward Wolves . . . until a murder at the Home leads Henry to believe his father may have been framed. Now, with the help of his kleptomaniac roommate, Jack, and a daring she-wolf named Fiona, Henry will have to venture deep into the heart of Dust City: a rundown, gritty metropolis where fairydust is craved by everyone and controlled by a dangerous mob of Water Nixies and their crime boss leader, Skinner. Can Henry solve the mystery of his family's sinister past? Or, like his father before him, is he destined for life as a big bad wolf?
From the book: When I met with Bev Cobain and Jean Larch to discuss their forthcoming book, I knew that it was badly needed. As one who has lost a loved one to suicide, I saw that it could be an important healing tool for people like me. Dying to Be Free is everything I hoped it would be and more, its insights cutting though the silence and stigma associated with this topic. Stories throughout the book leap from the pages to touch the soul. It speaks not only to "survivors of suicide" like me, but also to anyone who may have suicidal thoughts themselves, or who have attempted it, have lived through it, and are still battling agonizing pain. We "survivors" need all the help we can get. Suicide changes the course of our lives forever. We need understanding and compassion, and if we are to survive and live well, we need education. We need to comprehend what could possibly have led to this devastating act. I learned firsthand that suicide is a death with repercussions unlike any other. ... This book will answer a great many of your questions about suicide and explain the process that clouds the mind of the suicidal person. It will help you make some sense of what you thought was a totally senseless act. I pray you will let the authors of this book take you by the hand, help you avoid the swamp of misinformation on this subject, and lead you to the truths that enlighten and make healing possible. If you have lost a loved one to suicide, or if you or someone you love has ever considered it, perhaps an angel or some Higher Power has placed this book in your hands. Please, take it home now and read it. [And if you are a teen, please involve a trusted adult in your reading of this book.]
Dying to be Thin: Understanding and Defeating Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia--A Practical, Lifesaving Guideby Ira M. Sacker Marc A. Zimmer
Dr. Sacker and Dr. Zimmer explain in full detail the causes and symptoms of these disorders and how and where to find help. Using case histories and first-person accounts by patients, their families, their physicians and friends, Dying To Be Thin is the complete resource for anyone concerned with these dangerous disorders.
Jennie McGrady is quickly gaining a reputation as an amateur sleuth, and it isn't going unnoticed by the local media. But the glamour of publicity is getting old, and Jennie would love to disappear into the crowd--especially when a plea from Courtney leaves her out in the cold. Courtney Evans is the typical wild sixteen-year-old: weird hair, strange friends, and an attitude to boot. But underneath the hype Jennie finds a compassionate, hurting friend who is running scared. When Courtney disappears, the police suggest she ran away, but Jennie's instincts tell her this mystery has the sickly smell of drugs and money surrounding it. Gavin Winslow is determined to break into the world of journalism, and he thinks Jennie is his ticket in. A lead story on Portland's very own Nancy Drew would get him the career attention he needs, but is his interest in Jennie more than professional? Nothing to gain and everything to lose ... Dying To Win
Anyen Rinpoche's wise and reassuring voice guides readers through the Tibetan Buddhist teachings on death and dying, while providing practical tools for end-of-life and estate planning. Dying with Confidence reads like a remarkable how-to guide, laying out in clear and straightforward language the preparations we must make and the best practices to use while dying to further our goal of enlightenment.
Includes directions for protecting students from injury, how to play such games as soccer, and seemingly everything a teacher would need to design and implement a successful and appropriate PE program for young students.
This book uses 3 emotionally disturbed women to illustrate how the art of therapy works in treatment.
The Society Security disability program faces urgent challenges: more people receiving benefits than ever before, the prospect of even more claimants as baby boomers age, changing attitudes culminating in the Americans With Disabilities Act. Disability is now understood as a dynamic process, and Social Security must comprehend that process to plan adequately for the times ahead. The Dynamics of Disability provides expert analysis and recommendations in key areas: Understanding the current social, economic, and physical environmental factors in determining eligibility for disability benefits. Developing and implementing a monitoring system to measure and track trends in work disability. Improving the process for making decisions on disability claims. Building Social Security’s capacity for conducting needed research. This book provides a wealth of detail on the workings of the Social Security disability program, recent and emerging disability trends, issues and previous experience in researching disability, and more. It will be of primary interest to federal policy makers, the Congress, and researchers—and it will be useful to state disability officials, medical and rehabilitation professionals, and the disability community.
An introduction to health and wellness, based on studies of healthy people, which describes the complex processes that are the result of the interaction of biological, psychological, and social systems.
Mammalian spermatozoa have complex structures. The structure-function relationship of sperm has been studied from various viewpoints. Accumulated evidence has shown that the sperm components undergo sequential changes from the beginning of spermatogenesis to the time of fertilization/embryogenesis. Structural analyses have been performed using various new techniques of light and electron microscopy as well as immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry in combination with specific probes such as antibodies against sperm components. Recently developed gene-manipulation techniques have accelerated investigations on the events that govern the relationship between the structure and molecular components of sperm. In addition, animal models with gene manipulations have been shown to exhibit various morphological and functional abnormalities that lead to infertility. In this book, I discuss the events that occur in the normal sperm head and govern the structure-function relationship from the time of spermatogenesis to that of fertilization or egg activation. In this regard, I describe dynamic modifications and maturation events occurring in sperm-head components and compare the outcomes of these events with the outcomes of their failure.
What did Leonardo da Vinci, Winston Churchill, Walt Disney, and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? They all had dyslexia. Today, it is estimated that 5 to 20 percent of school-age children are affected to some degree by this learning disability. Elaine Landau relates the inspiring stories of individuals who overcame dyslexia to excel in life. She also explores the various ways in which people are affected by dyslexia, how it is diagnosed, and the latest educational techniques that are being used in the classroom to help students cope with this problem.
Two neurolearning experts reveal the hidden benefits of having a dyslexic brain. In this paradigm-shifting book, neurolearning experts Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide describe an exciting new brain science that reveals that dyslexic people have unique brain structure and organization. While the differences are responsible for certain challenges with literacy and reading, the dyslexic brain also gives a predisposition to important skills, and special talents. While dyslexics typically struggle to decode the written word, they often also excel in such areas of reasoning as mechanical (required for architects and surgeons), interconnected (artists and inventors); narrative (novelists and lawyers), and dynamic (scientists and business pioneers). The Dyslexic Advantage provides the first complete portrait of dyslexia.
This book tries to demonstrate that spiritual principles are dependable and true through 9 Do-It-Yourself experiments and to help the readers reconsider fundamental beliefs for positive change.
When Liam finds out that his father has AIDS, he refuses to believe that it was transmitted by a blood transfusion. Although he never told a soul, three years before, during a family vacation, Liam saw his father on the beach with another man. As time passes and the disease takes its toll, Liam desperately searches for the meaning of life in his father's gaunt face.
Clearie is living in Alaska with relatives she doesn't know, a group of Tlingit Indians. She's determined not to like them. They criticize her mother, for one thing. And Clearie suspects she'll never be accepted in their village. But Clearie settles in quickly. Before long, she's used to the cold. And her whole life changes as she learns more about her Tlingit heritage. Then, the village is threatened by forces beyond its control. Can Clearie use her new strength to save the place she's grown to love?
For parents, few experiences provoke more anxiety than the thought of a sick child. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to understand your child's ailments and provide the best possible care. Childhood illnesses are inevitable; the way you approach treatment is not. Inside you'll find tips to recognize an ear infection and discern the difference between an ear infection caused by a cold as opposed to those caused by allergies as well as treatment advice, and guidance on deciding whether surgery is an appropriate course of action for your child.
The Bestselling Guide to Herbal Remedies -- Completely Revised and Expanded Since its original publication in 1992, Earl Mindell's Herb Bible has become the definitive guide to the world of herbal remedies. Recognized as today's leading trend in self-care, herbs can help you heal faster, live longer, and look better. In this completely updated edition, one of the world's foremost authorities on nutrition and natural remedies demystifies the language and lore of herbs, and shows you how to choose and use herbs and herbal treatments -- from the traditional favorites to those on the cutting edge. Here is new and valuable information on how herbs can treat depression and anxiety, boost energy, improve your sex life, combat aging, prevent illness, and speed healing. Highlights include: Thirty new "Hot Hundred" herbs A new section devoted specifically to anti-aging herbs New and completely updated information on the fastest selling herbs: St. John's wort, kava kava, grapeseed extract, and green tea Special updated chapters on "A Man's Body" and "A Woman's Body" And much more Commercially prepared yet free of synthetics, herbal remedies are now widely available in many forms, from teas to tinctures. Authoritative and easy to use, this comprehensive resource is an essential addition to every medicine chest.
America's #1 vitamin book--now with extensive new material and special sections. This classic guide has been completely updated to put the information you need at your fingertips so you can live a longer, healthier and better life. Discover: *How to maximize the effectiveness of your vitamins/supplements and avoid problems by taking them in the right combinations *New anti-aging vitamins and supplements that will keep your skin and body healthy and young-looking *The art of personalizing your dietary regimen to fit your lifestyle, your health profile, and even your job *Natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy (HRT), Viagra, Prozac, and Valium *Expanded sections on nutraceuticals, homeopathy, and aromatherapy, and how to find the best practitioners in these fields *Healing regimens for heart patients, stroke victims, diabetics, and arthritis sufferers *New warnings about dangerous drug interactions and "miracle cures" Plus! Expanded sections on herbal teas and tinctures, beauty aids, diets, salt and sugar intake, and new ways to boost your energy level, fertility, and sex life.